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Week in Review – Popular Content
In Silicon Valley, Working 9 to 5 Is for Losers – NYT
Silicon Valley prides itself on “thinking different.” So maybe it makes sense that just as a lot of industries have begun paying more attention to work-life balance, Silicon Valley is taking the opposite approach — and branding workaholism as a desirable lifestyle choice. Read more.
Tags: Work-life Balance
What the DACA phaseout means for workers and employers – LA Times
No new DACA applications are being considered, and those with permits expiring between now and March 5 have until Oct. 5 to apply for renewal. Read more.
RELATED: What Should Employers Do Now that DACA Is Ending?
The 100 Hottest HR and TA Technologies on the Planet
At HR Tech Fest this year, William Tincup (@WilliamTincup) made a comment on stage that there is roughly 21,000 HR and Talent Technology companies in the world…To prove his point, William quickly puts together 100 of the hottest companies on the market and shared them on LinkedIn. Read more.
Tags: HR Technologies
The Real Reason the U.S. Has Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance
The basic structure of the American health care system, in which most people have private insurance through their jobs, might seem historically inevitable, consistent with the capitalistic, individualist ethos of the nation.
In truth, it was hardly preordained. Read more.
Tags: Healthcare, Benefits
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Did You Know
Today, September 11th is a National Day of Service and Remembrance. Originally launched by the 9/11 nonprofit MyGoodDeed in 2002, this day supports the tradition of engaging in charitable service as an annual tribute to the victims, survivors, and those who offered their own service in response to the attacks on 9/11. Learn more.
Term of the Week
Labor certification: Labor certification is a statement from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) that a particular position at a particular company is “open.” It is the first step in the process of obtaining a green card.
Learn more at the Glossary of HR and Employee Benefit Terms.
Vendor M&A And Partnership News
A sampling of this week’s mergers and acquisitions announcements from around the human resource marketplace – and other partnerships. Latest news here.
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